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our government did not see a direct threat of an attack of this scale despite the trend of security problems we faced. i have to add, neither did the intelligence community. the a.r.b. makes that very clear that the intelligence community also did thought really zero in on the connection between the deteriorating threat environment in eastern libya and benghazi and a direct threat on our compound. we have work to do, to take in the information, making sure it gets to the right people and it isn't somehow stovepiped or stalled. that it does rise to decision-makers. i am committed to improving every way i can on what a.r.b. toll us to do on assessing our intelligence. i predict we will see all kind of threats not just to our government facilities but to private sector-facilities. in tunisia, although we protected our embassy, our school was badly damaged. we have to take a broader view. the a.r.b. gives us a start. it is not the whole story. >> thank you secretary clinton for yourto securing america's place in the world the past four years. and your contributions to world peace. the f
government panel. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ good evening i'm bret baier. major setback today for president obama's effort to stack a key government board with like-minded people but without senate approval. chief white house correspondent ed hyperion a federal appeals court say nothing to the president. over picks for the national labor relations board. a ruling that could have big implications. >> reporter: as he rolled out dennis mcdonough, president obama hoping for a smooth start to the second term. instead, brushed back by a federal appeals court, rulings wherely he violated the constitution last year. >> it was just a huge massive overstep of executive power. unconstitutional power grab. >> it semis from dramatic election year showdown where the president bypassed the senate and put three picks on the national labor relations board, using the recess appointments on january 4, 2012. power the white house continues to defend vociferously today. >> the decision is novel and unprecedented. it contradicts 150 years of practice by democratic and republican administrations. >>
morality plays. we have to stay united. we have to show that if given the chance we can govern. >> molly henneberg is live in washington with more. >> trying to buoy his fellow conservatives. paul ryan said republicans and conservatives will need prudence to deal with president obama's second term. showing voters what the president's agenda looks like wasn't implemented. >> in the president's first term we argued against big government in theory. huz second term we will be arguing against big government in practice. it is no longer a 2,000 page bill now it is 13,000 pages of regulations and it is growing. it is being implemented. the law will restrict our ability to use flexible spending accounts. it will raise taxes on life saving medical devices. >> congressman ryan possibly a presidential contender in 2016 says republicans should be prepared for the president to try to quote de legitimize them. but he urged them to quote be smart. >> if we want to promote conservativism we need to use every tool at our disposal. sometimes we have to jeekt the president's proposal. that time might come
engagement in parts of the world that are struggling to build new governments from what often has been a chaotic situation and underscore the very real courage of the unsung men and women who put their lives at risk to serve this nation's interest in those areas. let me say i respect what you have done during your tenure as second s. secretary of state in representing not only this nation but all of those in our foreign service who are on the diplomatic front line in turbulent and dangerous parts of the globe. it's a reflection of your leadership as well as your patriotism and your abiding belief in the power of our policies to move the world towards democracy, peace and the preservation of human rights. your candor before this committee has been a trademark of your service as secretary of state. i believe every member always welcomed your openness and your cooperation. your letter of de18th to chairman kerry was appreciated by members of both sides as another example of that openness and cooperation. let me say we share your mission here today and that we look forward to a constructiv
government, even these new islamist governments of controlling territories of the so although there has been the decimation of core al qaeda in the afghanistan, pakistan region, we do have to contend with the wannabes and the affiliates going forward. >> thank you, madam. >> senator udall. >> thank you, mr. chairman and thank you, madam secretary, for being here and it's great, great to see you today. you have been, i think, a real dedicated public servant for this country and your travels around the world, as many have talked about it. the millions miles you've put on and all the countries you visited and i think you've been to many countries where they have never had a secretary of state. i've seen first-hand when i've been to many of these countries the difference it makes to have you there on the ground. so i first of all just want to thank you for that and i know it does take a toll but you are incredibly dedicated to that. secondly, it's great to see you here in good health, smiling and engaging with all of us. and i want to add to the list people, senators going down the line, talked
of the federal government and i don't want to get ahead of that process. you know when the state department has something to move forward on we'll obviously address that issue when it does. bill: the governor of nebraska has a big say in this. that is dave heineman. he is with me live now. governor, good morning to you. >> good morning, bill. bill: give us an idea how the new route has changed things. >> well it has changed a lot in my state because that was the key issue, the route going over the environmentally sensitive sand hills area. transcanada agreed to move it around that. we had four informational hearings. they moved it further after that. made those adjustments. i just received three weeks ago a 2000 page document. i reviewed it in detail. if you look at the our ability to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, it does that. the economically it is good news for our country and our state in terms of jobs. and the environmental impact stated in the report, it would be minimal. so i approved the route. let me just add one thing to help you and all your viewers. this was coordinated with
with enforcement of the border you not going to get the government revoking legalization after people come out of the shadows, given information to the government including where they are domicile is. say oh, we are going to revoke your status and lose your job you have to left. we get functionm equivalent of a green card. yes, you have to wait to get the breen card. that is why you have this in reverse order. the insensitive for real enforcement is gone. this is what happened with reagan who believed in this enforcement and legalization. he signed amnesty. in late 1980s. it turned out amnesty was achieved. no enforcement. we now have 11 million new illegal immigrants. reagan said one of the biggest mission takes of his presidency. >> bret: the politics has changed, obviously. fox news poll asked the question about government policy toward illegal immigrants should be pathway to citizenship. 66%. there were hurdles that you had to get through. much like this bill. mara, the demographics are changing. >> the tem graphics are changing. everybody was unbelievably candid about this. i asked why no
a warm place to see often thanks to the u.s. government. one man says his home is in disrepair. his name is steve chat ty, a roofer. he says he and his three other family members are living in a rented basement and for the time being, that's the best they can do, and they are grateful for that. when they talk about tent city, they say without it they couldn't have survived. here's what he said. >> this place is basically the best thing that ever happened to us after the storm. they been here since day one. they help everybody in the community, from food, drinks, down to diapers, and you name it. people relied on this place after the hurricane. >> now there is concern this snowstorm expected to arrive in a few hours could be difficult to cope with, especially here with these very fragile tents, and late not forget, winter continues for many more months. >> shepard: yes, it does, david lee, thanks for the work. look at this video crews in northeast massachusetts. icicles forming on their go. they have to watch where they step because water turns to ice quickly. here's how the arctic air sw
progress has been made on issues of substance, since we had divided government in washington. if the president thinks that these guys are that bad and that terrible, well, it's no wonder he doesn't want to work with them and no wonder they don't trust him to do big things with. >> megyn: the fox news channel is the the number one cable on-- number one channel on cable news, but as wide as our viewership is, the 300 million people in the country, although i'm sure we'd love to speak to all of them and rush would love to speak to all of them, we don't. and the president seems very convinced that anybody who disagrees with him must be subject to undue influence and then he went on to speak to-- this sounded like an attempt at balance, you tell me. because he went on to say the same dynamic happens on the democratic side. i think the difference is just the more left-leaning media outlets recognize that compromise is not a dirty word. so, his favorite outlets, they, they like compromise and you can see he gets applauded regularly by the likes of rachel maddow when he compromises w
. this week protests over the decisions by the new government. more images of violent protest have edge. in cairo a dozen people have been killed and protestors are outraged over a court verdict sending 26 people to death in a soccer riot. this is a latest in the seryies of challenges confronting the nation . welcome, great to have you here. >> thank you, uma. this is the anniversary of the arab spring and many egyptians are wondering what went wrong? millions of egyptians in the past 48 hours. dozens killed in cairo and other cities. those who are leading the masses are the same ones that did the arab spring back two years ago. what has happened, the muslimb brotherhood who formed the cabinet mr. morsi elected president is taking it to a to laitarian regime. this is prompting a revolution . >> many people hoped that the military would lead to calm x. bring more of a stability to the nation . we are hearing that the muslim brotherhood has great influence over the military as well >> people don't understand that things have changed in egypt. in the past you had mubarack and military that
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